Posts Tagged "international literacy day"

4 Places to Read on International Literacy Day

What’s the obvious activity choice for International Literacy Day? Read a book! That said, you (or your kids) don’t have to sit at home reading by yourself. Where can you take a book to on this special day? Check out these book-reading options that will make celebrating International Literacy Day even more fun! Go outside. Bring a book to the park. International Literacy Day is celebrated on September 8th. That’s means in most places, it’s still warm enough to go outside. Take your favorite read to a shady tree or a park bench. Spend the afternoon reading to the kids...

Make a Book to Celebrate International Literacy Day

Every year on September 8th we celebrate International Literacy Day. Obviously, you want to read a book (or a few) to your child on this special day. But, what else can you do? Try a book-making arts and crafts activity! Materials: Cardboard or card stock paper Scissors A hole punch Construction paper Pipe cleaners or yarn Markers Instructions: Cut the cardboard or cardstock into an 8x10-inch or larger size. Size and cut the construction paper so that it’s slightly smaller than the cardboard or card stock. Put the paper on top of the cardboard/card stock. Use as many pieces of...

International Literacy Day Book-Making Kids’ Craft

International Literacy Day is September 8! This book-based holiday highlights the need to read, and brings literacy learning to the forefront of education. What can you do to celebrate? Try this easy-to-craft kids’ book-making art activity at home or at school. Materials: Cardboard (reuse the front and back of a cereal or cracker box) Hole punch Yarn Scissors Construction paper Markers Instructions: Cut the cardboard and construction paper into the same sizes. Start with the first piece of cardboard – cutting it into whatever shape you want. Stack it on top of the construction paper to use as a template....